3 Ukrainian wounded, one rebel soldier dies in shelling subject logo: DONBASWAR
2016-04-05
Posted by: badanov

Shelling and direct gunfire continued between Ukrainian forces and Russian backed separatists, mainly in western and northern Donetsk. The nearly constant exchange of gunfire has wounded three Ukrainian soldiers and one rebel soldier, according to Russian language news accounts.

However, the Russian operative who helped begin the civil war between Russian speaking Ukrainians and the newly formed Ukrainian government said on Sunday that both sides are lying about the casualties, saying the total wounded and killed is on a scale much high than is being reported.

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Ukrainians, rebels continue to exchange artillery fire subject logo: DONBASWAR
2016-04-03
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Situation in the front line in Donetsk continues to deteriorate subject logo: DONBASWAR
2016-04-01
Posted by: badanov

Shelling and direct fire attacks continue to increase by both sides on the line of contact in Donetsk, according to Russian language news accounts.

According to a new report which appeared in korrespondent.net, rebel forces fired 82mm and 120mm mortar fire into several key areas including at Yasinovataya, Zaytsevo, western districts of Donetsk city and several villages in southern Donetsk on Wednesday.

Among the localities hit in northwestern Donetsk were Mayorsk, Opytnoye, Leninskoye and Nevelskiy. Quoting Ukrainian military officials, rebel artillery hit Ukrainian positions at Zaytsevo and Avdievka, firing a total of 250 shells.

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Lt. Gen. Sergei Popko appointed commander of Ukraine subject logo: DONBASWAR
2016-03-29
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"Situation worsened": Rebels, Ukrainians continue to make more war subject logo: DONBASWAR
2016-03-28
Posted by: badanov

Attacks and counterattacks around northern Donetsk city have significantly increased over the weekend as both sides report casualties and even combat deaths, mostly from artillery shelling, according to Russian language news accounts.

According to a news account which appeared in tsensor.net.ua, a probe by Russian backed separatists near Avdievka on Sunday evening was driven back with four Ukrainian wounded and an unknown number of casualties on the rebels' side. Ukrainian positions also were hit with 82mm and 120mm mortar fire.

At around the same time, rebel military officials say the Ukrainians attempted a breakthrough fight near Avidievka, which resulted in five Ukrainian soldiers being killed and four wounded.

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27 Ways to be a man: The Bad Man weighs in subject logo: CULTURE
2016-03-26
Posted by: badanov

This appeared in Rantburg.com 6 months ago.

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Artillery battles in Yasinovataya continue subject logo: DONBASWAR
2016-03-25
Posted by: badanov

Russian backed rebels and Ukrainian ground forces continued to exchange artillery in Yasinovataya Wednesday night and into Thursday night according to Russian language news accounts.

According to an official new release by the rebel Donetsk ministry of defense, Ukrainian forces have been hitting rebel troops dug in near a road junction southwest of Gorlovka in night and daytime attacks.

Ukrainian heavy mortars firing from nearby Avdievka hit rebel positions for about five minutes Thursday afternoon.

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Artillery, infantry battles continue at Yasinovataya subject logo: DONBASWAR
2016-03-23
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Separatists, Ukrainians continue to exchange gunfire subject logo: DONBASWAR
2016-03-22
Posted by: badanov

Separatist forces in Donetsk and Lugansk fired on Ukrainian forces 32 times over a 24 hour period, charged Ukrainian military officials, according to Russian language news accounts.

Meanwhile, rebel military officials say that Ukrainian forces have hit their positions 43 times over a 24 hour peroid.

According to a news account which appeared in korrespondent.net, rebel forces in Donetsk fired on Ukrainian positions in Avdievka, Opytnoye, Peski and Marinka, all near western districts of Donetsk city. Weapons used by rebel forces included 125mm tank guns, grenade launchers, sniper and machine gun fire.

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Another Cossack formation commander detained in Lugansk subject logo: DONBASWAR
2016-03-22
Posted by: badanov

Another Cossack military formation commander for the separatists of Lugansk was detained by Lugansk authorities several days ago to face charges including robbery, rape, kidnapping and murder, according to Russian language news accounts.

Vladimir Timofeev appeared to the prosecutor's office in Lugansk last Friday. He was immediately detained, and is currently held in prison in Lugansk.

Russian journalist Boris Rozhin, in noting the arrest said that four other formation commanders were detained the following day, but they were identified only by their Russian call signs: Sumpak, Tema, Son, Ytsyk and Malenkiy.

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Losses continue to mount in Donetsk fighting subject logo: DONBASWAR
2016-03-21
Posted by: badanov

Ukrainian and Russian backed rebels continue to suffer casualties in ongoing fighting in southeastern Ukraine, according to Russian language news accounts.

A news report which appeared in tsensor.net.ua said that rebels have lost six dead and 11 wounded over two days of fighting in and near Donetsk city. Most of the losses were to the rebel 11th Separate Motorized Rifle Regiment, which is posted near Makievka in northeastern Donetsk city. They have been participating in the fighting near Avdievka and in Yasinovataya for two weeks.

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3 Ukrainian soldiers die in drone outfitting accident subject logo: DONBASWAR
2016-03-19
Posted by: badanov

Three unidentified Ukrainian soldiers were killed and another four were wounded in a drone outfitting accident in Avdievka, Donetsk Thursday, according to Russian language news reports.

According to a news release posted on the Donetsk ministry of defense website, the seven casualties were caused by an attempt to transform a drone into a shock drone by hanging grenades aboard the vehicle. Reports are unclear about how the grenade detonated, but did stress the work was done in a tent by Ukrainian volunteers, a euphemism for members of the Right Sektor political group.

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Water filtration plant resumes operations subject logo: DONBASWAR
2016-03-18
Posted by: badanov

A water filtration plant resumed operations on Thursday, four days after shutting down, according to Russian language news accounts.

The plant had been shut down since March 13th because, according to rebel military officials, Ukrainian forces started shelling the facility. Ukrainian military officials in turn, accused the rebels of the mortar attacks on the plant, saying rebel mobile mortar units were rushed to an area, fired, then withdrew.

On Wednesday, a spokesman for the Ukrainian ministry of defense command for operations in Donetsk, Colonel Andrei Lysenko accused rebel forces of shelling the plant to cause a humanitarian crisis in the area.

All sides have denied the charges.

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Fighting continues around Donetsk, Gorlovka subject logo: DONBASWAR
2016-03-16
Posted by: badanov

Artillery and small arms battles continue between Russian backed rebels and Ukrainian military forces around Yasinovataya and Donetsk on Tuesday, according to Russian language news accounts.

A news report which appeared in tsensor.net.ua reported that rebel forces fired on Ukrainian forces around Avdeivka, this despite a local ceasefire agreed to by the rebels.

Tuesday, the area around the water filtration plant operated by the Ukrainians in Avdievka, was supposedly silent due to a visit from monitoring teams with the Organization for Security and Cooperation (OSCE) to survey the problems.

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Rebels reject local ceasefire proposal in Yasinovataya subject logo: DONBASWAR
2016-03-15
Posted by: badanov

Russian backed rebels temporarily rejected proposals on Monday for a local ceasefire to allow the restarting of a water filtration plant. The water plant is now under fire because of fighting near Yasinovataya, according to Russian language news accounts.

The water plant, which serves more than 440,000 residences, has been shut down for two days because the plant came under mortar fire. According to data supplied by regnum.ru Russian language news outlet, among the towns in rebel territory affected by the shutdown are Donetsk city, Yasinovataya, Vasilevka and Spartak. Towns in Ukrainian held territory affected by the shutdown include Advievka, Krasnogolovka and Verhnetoretskoe.

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Fighting in Yasinovataya threatens water supply for 400,000 subject logo: DONBASWAR
2016-03-14
Posted by: badanov

The continuing artillery battle between Ukrainian forces and Russian backed separatists around Yasinovataya has shut down water for 400,000 residents in Donetsk and Gorlovka, according to Ukrainian and rebel media.

The battle for Yasinovataya, now in its seventh day, has forced the rebel government in Donetsk to shut down a water filtration plant in the area due to Ukrainian shelling.

However, Ukrainian military officials say it was the unsighted 82mm mortar attacks by rebel gunners which have threatened the local water supply. Their statement is the first admission in six days that fighting has even taken place in the area, despite repeated news releases by rebel military officials.

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Ukrainians intensify attacks near Yasinovataya subject logo: DONBASWAR
2016-03-12
Posted by: badanov

Shelling and small arms attacks by Ukrainian forces on rebel positions continued Thursday in Yasinovataya, as elsewhere along the western line of contact, Ukrainian forces have intensified their artillery attacks on rebel positions according to Russian language news accounts.

According to a news release posted by the Donetsk ministry of defense, Ukrainian forces have caused more than 400 violations of the ceasefire Thursday. Artillery struck rebel positions in western Donetsk, including at Spartak, western districts of Donetsk city and at the airport, where Ukrainians pounded rebel positions for more than 30 minutes Thursday morning.

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Fighting continues in Yasinovataya as Ukrainian attacks intensify subject logo: DONBASWAR
2016-03-11
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Shelling and small arms attacks by Ukrainian forces on rebel positions continued Thursday in Yasinovataya, as elsewhere along the western line of contact, Ukrainian forces have intensified their artillery attacks on rebel positions according to Russian language news accounts.

According to a news release posted by the Donetsk ministry of defense, Ukrainian forces have caused more than 400 violations of the ceasefire Thursday. Artillery struck rebel positions in western Donetsk, including at Spartak, western districts of Donetsk city and at the airport, where Ukrainians pounded rebel positions for more than 30 minutes Thursday morning.

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Ukrainian "Creeping Offensive" continue subject logo: DONBASWAR
2016-03-09
Posted by: badanov

Ukrainian forces, occupying a buffer zone near Gorlovka, have fired on a civilian bus as the rebels charge Ukraine with continuing a "creeping offensive" in the area, according to official rebel reports.

Meanwhile, rebel forces have lost nine effectives in fighting between last Friday through Sunday in rebel attacks on Avdievka.

A news release posted on the website of the Donetsk ministry of defense said that Ukrainian fire hit a civilian bus traveling along a bus route near the Donetsk to Gorlovka road, although the release did not elaborate as to the type of fire. Other rebel media say that Ukrainian forces have been firing mortars at nearby sectors, including at Yasinovataya near where the bus was hit.

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2 Rooshun soldiers nearly lynched in Gorlovka subject logo: DONBASWAR
2016-03-09
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